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Unity Artist Educator

Calling all MCs, Breakers, Hip Hop Dancers, Beatboxers, Graffiti Writers and DJs!

 

Unity Charity is Canada’s leading youth mental health organization that develops resiliency and promotes well being through Hip-Hop art forms. Operating since 2007, Unity has prioritized cultivating youth leaders and delivering programs in underserved and priority communities, successfully engaging more than 250,000 youth (ages 12-29) to date.

 

Unity’s front line Artist Educators model ways in which Hip-Hop can help youth make better choices as leaders, mentor one another, express their stress through positive outlets, and develop skills for success through hard work, dedication, and a positive mindset.

 

Application Deadline: Monday, April 15th

We’ll be out in the community to answer any and all questions you may have about this opportunity, or the application process–come see us at the follow dates/locations! 

Keep an eye on our insta @unitycharity for more dates and locations to come!

StreetPoetry | Sauga Street Dance Summit 2019
MARCH 9, 7-9PM
Living Arts Centre
4141 Living Arts Drive
Mississauga, ON
2U4U
MARCH 21, 10-12PM
The Boat
158 Augusta Ave
Toronto, ON M5T 2L5
RISE Monday
MARCH 25, 7:30-9:30PM
Burrows Hall Community Center
1081 Progress Avenue East,
Scarborough, ON M1B 6G5
RISE Thursday
APRIL 4, 7:30-9:30
Location TBD
Breaking the Cycle
APRIL 6, 7-9PM
Hart House, University of Toronto
7 Hart House Cir
Toronto, ON

Program Manager – Nova Scotia

The Program Manager, ​reporting to Unity’s ​National Program Director, is the key individual that implements Unity Charity’s ​community hip hop based community programs and performances in Nova Scotia, specifically in Halifax and surrounding regions. The key objective of this role is to ensure the success of the programs operations and the timely and professional performance of administrative and partners stewardship tasks. In addition, the Program Manager is managing and supporting on the ground drop-in programs with local Unity Artist Educators.

 

As an advocate and representative of Unity’s values, the candidate will engage and mentor youth using Unity’s message of resiliency and mental health through hip-hop arts programming. The candidate will conduct weekly reports, which includes capturing photos and videos of the programs, administer program surveys, document weekly attendance, collect registration information and compile participant feedback.

 

The Program Manager will also lead the development of multiple program events that promotes the programs and celebrate its successes.

 

Outside of the drop-in programs, the Program Manager is expected to assist in the planning and facilitation of Unity events, to actively research new potential community partners and collaborate with them to identify and develop cross-program promotional opportunities. Lastly, the Program Manager is involved in the recruitment, hiring & training of the local Unity Artist Educator roster as well as being an advocate for equity, anti-oppression and social change within the programs and organization.

 

Application Deadline: Tuesday, April 9th

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